Art News

Cynthia Reeves Presents Works by Anne Lindberg and Johnny Swing

NEW YORK, NY.- In Anne Lindberg’s large-scale works, the artist creates meticulous, abstract drawings as rendered in discrete graphite lines on cotton board. The line’s pitch and modulation plays with one’s field of vision, creating a dynamic flux and a rich array of perceptions. This optical illusion of movement, albeit subtle, results from Lindberg’s variance in line density, alignment and mis-alignment, physical pressure and the drawings’ sheer scale. As one views the work, there is a reverberation, a sense of kineticism, of vertigo and of suspended time and motion. The systematic nature of the work also brings to bare reference to seismographic charts, waveforms, medical imaging and